After receiving five plate appearances through the first 30 games of the season, Poole, a freshman outfielder from Calhoun, Ga., was awarded his first start of the season on Friday against Georgia and made head coach Mike Bianco look like a smart guy. (more…) (April 11, 2011, Page 1B)
The team that won the school’s first state football title got together one more time as a group to celebrate the lofty accomplishments of 2010 with a ring ceremony in the LHS gym. (more…) (April 11, 2011, Page 4B)
Lafayette’s potent lineup led the Commodores to two one-sided wins over Center Hill and New Albany over the weekend. The Commodores defeated Center Hill 13-2 on Friday night to remain perfect (6-0) in Region 2-4A play, while the ‘Dores smacked around the Bulldogs for the second time this year in a 14-9 win at New Albany. (more…) (April 11, 2011, Page 4B)
Led by the hitting of Haley Vance and the pitching of Tyler Epps, the Water Valley Lady Blue Devils were able to secure wins over South Pontotoc and Byhalia on Friday night. (more…) (April 11, 2011, Page 4B)
The past four years have been one big learning experience for Ole Miss running back Devin Thomas.
Heading into the second scrimmage of the spring on Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt wanted to see his team show more consistency on both sides of the ball. His hope was his wide receivers would catch throws from the quarterbacks better, the running game would be even more physical and the defense would do an even better job of flying to the football.
Nutt was able to see his offensive line open more holes for the likes of Enrique Davis and Devin Thomas to gain big chunks of yardage, and while the receivers as a group made some plays, the overall performance was still inconsistent for Nutt’s liking. (April 11, 2011, Page 2B)
Sophomore Neal Tisher broke her own school record in the pole vault at the Ole Miss Invitational to help lead the team to 13 titles on Saturday at the Ole Miss Track and Field Complex. Tisher broke her mark with a leap of 13 feet-09.25 inches. Sh set her previous record of 13-04.25 last weekend at the Pepsi Relays in Gainesville, Fla. (April 11, 2011, Page 2B)
An opportunity to defend their Class 3A North Half title is what the Water Valley Blue Devils earned on Friday with their 13-2 win over South Pontotoc at Blue Devil Field. Paced by an offense that collected three home runs and 11 hits total in five innings, WVHS secured a spot in the upcoming 3A playoffs with the one-sided win over the Cougars. (more…) (April 11, 2011, Page 3B)
BLOG: Hello from Oxford-University Stadium where Ole Miss (19-13 overall, 4-7) is looking to avoid its first series sweep of the season and SEC sweep since dropping all three at home against Auburn (May 20-22) to conclude the 2010 regular season.
First pitch against Georgia (18-14, 8-3) is set for just after 1:30 p.m. (more…) (April 10, 2011)
VIDEO BLOG: Junior quarterback Randall Mackey talked with reporters earlier today following a 4-for-10 performance in Ole Miss’ second spring scrimmage. The video of that interview is after the jump. (more…) (April 9, 2011)
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